In 2015, an NGO BudgIT released a list of 19 states in Nigeria that could not pay workers’ salaries, but now that number has swollen to 33 Nigerian states.
Here is a full list of the states that are finding it hard to pay workers:
1. Akwa Ibom
15. Cross River
Then there are some states that have been able to meet up with the payment partially and here they are:
However, there are some states that are able to pay their workers and here they are:
Meanwhile, the Speaker of the House of Representatives Honourable Yakubu Dogara has disclosed that the federal government will refund about N20 billion to each state for funds they had spent on federal projects in their state. In June 2016, President Buhari spoke on the inability of states to pay salaries: